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Leap Finance
May 27, 2024
Jun 23, 2024
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About us

We are building this and this and this

In short, we are building the platform to drive global careers for millennials from emerging economies We work at the exciting intersection of the 2 hottest trends around - edtech & fintech! And we love that we succeed as a business while powering the dreams of talented students!

Founder Profile

Arnav Kumar is a graduate of IIT Kharagpur. Leap is his second company and he has raised more than $30M in capital for his startups. In his last role, he was a VC investor with SAIF Partners (Now Elevation Capital), which is an early investor in paytm, meesho, urban company, unacademy and many other unicorns. He thinks and tweets about Product, Business Models and Company Building, here

Vaibhav Singh is a graduate of IIT Kharagpur. He spent his first 6 years at DeutscheBank, across Singapore & Sydney to manage a $3Bn flow book. He has built 2 fintech startups before, as a founding member of CapitalFloat and Incred, both pioneering businesses valued >$500Mn The Leap team has a fine balance of industry experience (edtech, fintech, study abroad) and technical skills (engineering, product, design)


We are currently seeking a highly skilled and motivated individual to join our team as a Manager-Finance. The ideal candidate will be a Qualified Chartered Accountant (CA) with a proven track record in financial management and a deep understanding of Indian accounting principles or IGAAP. The candidate should have hands-on experience in various financial functions, ensuring accurate financial reporting, compliance, and effective internal controls.

The Charter for this role would include
  • Oversee and manage the timely and accurate closure of financial books.
  • Ensure adherence to accounting principles and compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Maintain and reconcile the general ledger accounts, review and analyse financial transactions for accuracy and completeness.
  • Lead the preparation of financial statements in accordance with IGAAP.
  • Coordinate and manage the external audit process and work closely with auditors to address queries and ensure a smooth audit cycle.
  • Implement and oversee revenue recognition processes.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant accounting standards.
  • Regularly review and enhance control processes to mitigate risks.
  • Monitor and ensure compliance with statutory regulations and reporting requirements.
  • Effectively communicate financial information to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Demonstrate advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel for financial analysis and reporting.

Ideal Persona
  • Qualified Chartered Accountant (CA) with relevant post-qualification experience.
  • Strong understanding of Indian accounting principles and experience in handling multiple entities.
  • Proven experience in books closure, general ledger management, financial statement preparation, audit, and revenue recognition.
  • Knowledge of internal financial controls and statutory compliance.
  • Advanced Excel skills for financial analysis and reporting.
  • Reliable, accountable, and able to manage stakeholders effectively.

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